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John Tyler, DVM, DACVIM


Associate Professor, Small Animal Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine

E-Mail: jtyler@westernu.edu

Phone: 469-5556 |

Education

1990: Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Small Animal
1987-1988: Senior Small Animal Internal Medicine Resident, University of Missouri
1985-1987: Small Animal Internal Medicine Resident, Iowa State University
1984-1985: Rotating Small Animal Internship, University of Missouri
1982: Immunology Graduate Program University of Wisconsin
1978-1982: Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
1975-1978: Undergraduate Studies, Major: Microbiology, University of Georgia
 

Professional Experience

2005-Present: Associate Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University Of Health Sciences 2000-2005: Associate Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Health Center, Mississippi State University 1993-1999: Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Health Center, Mississippi State University 1992-1993: Internist, Internal Medicine Specialty Service, Gulf Coast Veterinary Referral Center, St. Petersburg, Florida 1990-1992: Visiting Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 1988-1990: Internist, Veterinary Medical Referral Service, Riverwoods, Illinois 1983-1984: Associate Veterinarian, Meadowrun Animal Clinic, Brandon, Florida

Philosophy

Impact of Medical Education on:

  • Student values and perspectives on their role in society as an individual and as a veterinarian.
  • Altruism and community involvement.
  • Family relationships.
  • The physical health of students and their families.
  • The mental health of students.
  • Extracurricular activities during school and following graduation.

Impact of PBL Curriculum on:

  • Problem solving and analytic thought.
  • Career choices.
  • Altruism and community involvement.
  • Family relationships.
  • Initial and long-term career satisfaction.
  • Initial and long-term financial success.
  • Personality factors and life experiences which are predictive of success in a PBL curriculum.